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    Though many may fall into codependent relationships, it can be hard for one to seek the help they need to recover from codependency. However, there is hope for those seeking help. There are a few different methods of overcoming codependency. If the codependent feels comfortable enough they can go to a therapist about the battle they are fighting against themselves. There is also the chance of couples counseling. Most often, if the significant other of the codependent struggles with addiction, the codependent may be asked to accompany their partner to counseling because they may be the reason the addict can not stop with their destructive habits. Saint Judes Retreat explains: “They may actually blame the codependent party for the continued…

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    Justly at that moment she understood the codependent. She feels you will not comprehend it unless you can define it. Beattie’s definition pg.34. One who has let another person’s behavior affect them and who is continuously controlling that person’s behavior? Beattie does not just give her personal view as the definition of codependency, as a replacement she informs the reader to define it as an exercise. I defined codependency as - a need that was not appropriately taken care of, therefore…

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    Effects Of Codependency

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    Although there are many different definitions of codependency, the most common definition is that “codependency may be defined as behavior patterns that have become habitual, are dysfunctional or at least negatively productive, and are the result of an alcoholic relationship or other dysfunctional system” (Brennan). Many times, research has found that codependency can encourage alcoholics to drink more often than not. A negative relationship that may be caused by the alcoholic themselves can…

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    Codependency and How it Affects Relationships Codependency is an issue that not enough people talk about. Many people even believe that codependency has become a normal part of life in today's society. However there are many reasons why having codependent tendencies can harm the relationships a person may have, even with the relationship that they have with themselves and their family. Codependency is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “a psychological condition in which someone is in…

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    taught to women, especially in their roles as wives and mothers. They found that there is no empirical evidence showing that wives of alcoholics are different than wives of non-alcoholics in their caretaking and self-sacrifice. Feminists take issue with the assumption that codependency is pathological as it portrays…

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    The theme in the novel A Separate Peace written by John Knowles is that of identity versus codependency. The main characters, Finny and Gene, maintain a friendship that appears to be based on jealousy. Gene envies Finny’s free will spirit and in this, Gene fosters a savage, almost dark side. The novel explores and delves into the relationship of these two friends, where it is revealed to the reader that these boys do not wish to mature. They do not wish to grow up. It is in this adventure…

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    the deeper meaning behind the work, the historical, cultural, and social aspects and issues that are brought to light. The 1980s were a technological boom in the United States. The Walkman was invented, Nitendo[IB8] video game came on the scene, along with, the VCR and cable television. But, most importantly, the home computer and cell phones hit the market. This movement impacted both popular culture and societal norms immensely. The 1980s are arguably the decade that built modern society. …

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    Introduction In this book, Melody Beattie, the author gives an overall picture of codependency as it relates to relationship with others as their sole source of value and identity. She goes into detail on how a codependent is a person who believes that their happiness is derived from other people or one particular person. This eventually leads to obsessing or controlling the behavior of the person that is believed to be making them happy. Sadly, this can result in relationships with drug and…

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    Relationships are an important part of life and happiness. The success of a romantic relationship determines many factors on par with life satisfaction and financial stability, therefore it is imperative that a person takes every necessary step towards preserving a prosperous relationship. While many make excuses for failing relationships, there are a few factors that almost always result in an unhealthy relationship, which are settling, trust issues, and codependency. “She can do so much…

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    1. Define co-dependency and explain the factors in which contribute to this particular dysfunction within relationships. • Do find yourself making lots of sacrifices for your partner 's happiness, but not getting much in return? Do you feel compelled to help and solve the problems of others when in a relationship? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, you may be a victim of a codependent relationship. While there are a great number of people who are involved in codependent…

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